Send a parcel to France

from only £6.40 exc VAT

  •   Collection and drop-off service available
  •   Get parcel cover worth up to £50 included
  •   Protect your parcel up to £5000 with extra cover
  •   Send up to 70kg on selected services


France is one of our closest neighbours on the European continent, and has subsequently become of central importance to UK trade. With over 150,000 UK nationals currently taking up residence in France — and around 137,000 French living on British shores — there is also huge demand for parcel delivery to countries like Germany and France from the UK for friends and family.

Thankfully, we at geParcel have already done all the hard work for you to let you. We work with a range of trusted international courier services, from UPS and DPD to TNT and Parcelforce, to negotiate the lowest possible prices on postage to France for all of our customers. So for cheap parcels to France, simply fill in the quote form above! 

Always Cheaper than RoyalMail

Parcel Weight Parcelforce * geParcel You SAVE
1kg £37.38 £6.40 (£7.68 inc VAT) £29.70 Save 79%
5kg £53.82 £10.79 (£12.95 inc VAT) £40.87 Save 75%
10kg £68.82 £10.79 (£12.95 inc VAT) £55.87 Save 81%
20kg £89.22 £10.79 (£12.95 inc VAT) £76.27 Save 85%

What else do you need to know...

Do I need to deal with customs when sending from the UK to France?
Since France is part of the European Union, there’s no need to worry about having to deal with customs when getting postage to France from the UK. One less thing to worry about!

How much does it cost to send a parcel to France from the UK?
Postage to France can cost as little as £6.40 plus VAT when you order for DPD pickup of a parcel through geParcel. Plus, with a range of options available on all our services — from signature tracking and drop-off services to protection cover and express delivery — you can ensure that you’re delivery to France meets all of your needs.

How should I address my parcel for delivery to France?
The addressing system in France is similar to how it operates in the UK. There are a few details that differ, but luckily you can refer to the Universal Postal Union’s handy addressing guide for a good example.

What items can I send?

While restrictions on imported items are generally typical of European legislation, there are a few exceptions that need to be considered when you send a parcel to France. Items that can’t be sent include: 

  • Synthetic pyjamas that are not fire-retardant; 
  • Coins and precious metals; 
  • Toys or games containing copper sulphate.

For any further information on restrictions, consult with HM Revenue and Customs to ensure it’s accurate and up-to-date. You should also check out our prohibited items page for goods that can’t be handled by our couriers.